Bethany Patterson broke Holly Bugin’s 2013 course record to claim the win in a Valentine’s Day running of David Horton’s Holiday Lake 50K++, and both Brad Hinton and John Andersen scored spots in the Top 10. Rob Colenso reports.
Happy Trails friends from around the region gathered in suburban Maryland on Feb. 8 for our annual celebration of our members’ exploits on the trail and in support of the VHTRC. Read on for party highlights and to find out who won awards this time around.
Robin Watkins continued her record-breaking ways this season with an amazing win in the women’s division at Grindstone 100 this weekend, making easy work of Sandi Nypaver’s 2010 course record in unseasonably cold weather. Rob Colenso reports.
This weekend, ultrarunning legend Tom Green continued his quest at a second Grand Slam finish as he set out on the rugged Wasatch 100 course in Utah, joined by fellow VHTRC runners Jeff Holdaway and Stephen Mohr. Read on to learn how they fared.
Happy Trails runners were all over the map for races this weekend. Among them was a small group that headed to Douthat State Park, near Millboro, VA, for the Odyssey Trail Running Rampage. David Frazier won the 40-miler and Becca Weast took second female in the marathon. Rob Colenso reports.
Sleep deprivation and navigating trails in the wee hours weren’t enough to stop Happy Trails runners Michael Daigeaun and Stephanie Dempsey, who claimed victory at the OSS/CIA 50-Mile Night Run, held June 14-15 at Prince William Forest Park. Rob Colenso reports.
Capon Valley 50K has a reputation as a sometimes-tough-to-navigate course, but the 2014 edition of the race set a new standard for wrong turns, with nearly the entire field missing a key turn between the start and the first aid station. Rob Colenso reports.
Dry trails and just-right temperatures led to fast finish times at the Promise Land 50K++ this weekend, with VHTRC members putting in strong showings in the field and others showing their toughness ahead of next month’s Massanutten Mountain Trails 100. Rob Colenso reports.